How to Reset your Internet Explorer Settings

Malicious programs and some still legal intimidating adware often manipulate browser settings, and Internet Explorer is the main target. After settings are changed, you home page, favorite sites and search engines might be replaced with some odd programs that you never asked to be installed.

If you want to eliminate the results of rogue intervention in your privacy, then you need to know how to reset your Internet Explorer settings. First thing you need to do is restoring your Internet Explorer default settings. This will help you to remove some intimidating programs unless they are backed by spyware Trojan like services inserted in your system from malicious sites.

Start your Internet Explorer.

Click on “Tools” and click “Internet Options” in the menu pane.

Open “Advanced” tab and click on “Restore advanced settings” button.

 

Internet Explorer option dialog

 

Click on “Reset” button and read warning message that gives you some idea on coming changes that needed your confirmation.

 

Warning message for IE options reset

 

Note: If you check “Delete Personal Settings” check box, than all the cookies, history, stored passwords and other information will be removed. You can try to proceed without checking this box if you want your personal info preserved during changes.

If this doesn’t help to remove unneeded programs from your Internet Explorer or stop some of its strange behavior, then you can repeat this procedure with the check box for personal settings deletion set ON. In this case you probably wouldn’t want to keep your passwords and other information anyway because there is a great chance of this info being disclosed and not private anymore.

 

Click Close after reading report with a list of changes.

 

IE report box for reset

 

Back to List of resent malware threats

 

Google

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

REMOVAL TOOL

Spy Hunter 4

Download SpyHunter and let it scan your computer for malicious and other unwanted programs, spyware and tracking cookies.

Learn More About Spy Hunter 4

SpyHunter protects your computer against viruses, spyware, browser hijackers, pop-up ads, and other malicious programs.
SpyHunter's help desk guarantees your success in removing even most complicated malware infection.

Help for Manual Removal

How to start computer in a Safe Mode

Malware programs often block antivirus programs, Windows system tools needed for

How to Unregister DLL file

Sometimes, malicious programs use Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs), especially if

How to use Windows System Restore

System Restore is a powerful Windows OS utility that can restore all the importa

How to Check Internet Explorer Proxy Settings

There is no doubt that any malicious program such as fake antivirus will change

How to Reset your Internet Explorer Settings

Malicious programs and some still legal intimidating adware often manipulate bro

How to Edit Hosts File

Windows Hosts file is commonly used for blocking and redirecting websites to mal

How to Show Hidden Files

Some operating system and custom data files are hidden. This is made to protect

How to Change Windows Startup Options

Any malicious program need to place itself in the list of processes started on

How To Unblock Registry Editor Blocked by Malicious Programs

It is less likely that your will need to unblock Registry Editor blocked by the

How to Stop Malicious Process with your Task Manager

Usually, it is easy to start Task Manager with “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” key combination

How to Unblock Task Manager

Why you might need to unblock Task Manager?  This Windows utility helps to monit

How to Edit Windows Registry

Malicious programs might block this Windows utility. If you need to unblock it,

Anti-Malware Protection

Try Spy Hunter 4

Free scanner, easy virus removal, friendly support, and reliable anti-malware protection for your security and privacy.

Download FREE Scanner

Download Spy Hunter 4

  • Best Spyware & Malware Remover
  • Total Security with Realtime Protection
  • Keep your system free of malware

Awards and Partners

Awards and Partners